Sciatica Pain Treatment Chesterfield Missouri


What is sciatica?

Pain in the lower back and leg can occur anytime the sciatic nerve gets compressed. 15 to 40 percent of the world population will experience sciatica over the course of their lives, due to a variety of causes and most commonly between the ages of 25 and 50.

 

Symptoms

  • Lower Back Pain
  • Pain in the Buttocks
  • Radiating Pain Down the Leg
  • Weakness or Numbness
  • Tingling or Burning Sensations
  • Sitting Discomfort
  • Pain Standing Up

 

Causes

Compression of the sciatic nerve can occur for many different reasons, including:

  • Herniated Disc
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Spine Bone Spur
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Muscle Strain
  • Pelvic Trauma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Pelvis Tumors or Abscesses
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Pregnancy

 

Treatments

  • Spinal Adjustments
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Spinal Decompression Therapy
  • Ultrasound Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Cox Flexion-distraction